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Aug 24, 2022

Credit SuisseSwiss bank and investment firm Credit Suisse has appointed former Bank of Ireland chief executive Francesca McDonagh as its group chief operating officer (COO).

Jul 27, 2022

Digital ageWealth manager Novia Financial - whose CEO says platforms need to increasingly offer digital solutions - has extended its contract with GBST, a technology provider for fund managers and other financial actors.

Jul 27, 2022

risk_optionsInvestment manager NS Partners has chosen MJ Hudson’s RiskMonitor platform to perform liquidity stress testing.

Jul 06, 2022

Talent searchAsset management executives are apparently undeterred by an exodus of employees to tech firms, suggests a recently published study.

May 10, 2022

Cyber padlockThe US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has signalled a crackdown on cryptocurrency fraud with the launch of a new cyber-crime unit.

Apr 27, 2022

Bank of EnglandThe Bank of England (BoE) has called for a new industry leadership group to improve innovation and efficiency in the UK’s post-trade processes.

Apr 20, 2022

Cyber padlockEurope’s financial institutions have been urged by regulators to makes themselves more resilient to a growing risk of cyber security that has been intensified by war and has stalled the economic recovery from Covid.

Mar 02, 2022

Cyber padlockDanish academics are heralding a breakthrough in IT security after completing a secure transfer of financial data using quantum communication.

Nov 24, 2021

ConsolidationThere is a broadly equal split within the asset management industry as to whether the ongoing mergers and acquisitions among firms is good for the market, suggests a recently published survey.

Oct 13, 2021

Cyber padlockThe UK’s financial regulator has issued guidance to firms adopting a remote or hybrid working model, warning that the lack of a centralised location must not affect its ability to meet its regulatory responsibilities.

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Roundtable: The digital transformation opportunity

The funds industry is looking at adopting new types of technology, from automation to ESG reporting, blockchain and tokenisation. A FundsTech roundtable in March explored how these will revolutionise the sector.

Regulation: Panel calls for simplicity in ESG reporting

The industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Tokenisation: The incredible potential of tokenisation

Tokenisation offers a new generation of investors access to a wide range of asset classes. But a lack of analysts is one reason why the market may not be ready for the possibilities, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Cryptocurrencies: Crypto funds face long wait for regulatory approval

While crypto currencies forge onwards, access for investors who prefer to invest through regulated vehicles remains muted. A wait-and-see stance by regulators lies at the centre of this, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Artificial Intelligence: For explainable AI, look in the white box

The rise in AI investing parallels A growing need to understand how computers make decisions, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

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